Auburn police arrest suspect for vehicle break-in and theft

Auburn police arrest suspect for vehicle break-in and theft
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AUBURN, Ala. (WTVM) - Auburn police arrested a suspect Thursday for allegedly breaking into a vehicle and theft.

Bruce Thornton, 34, is charged with unlawful breaking and entering into a motor vehicle and fourth-degree theft of property.

The arrest stems from Auburn police responding to an auto burglary call in the 200 block of North Ross Street. The victim reported a suspect unlawfully entered a vehicle and stole property. Thornton was located in the area shortly after the break-in happened. He was identified as the suspect after further investigation.

Thornton was transported to the Lee County Jail where he was held on a $4,000 bond. The case remains under investigation by the Auburn Police Division.

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